Tadhg Murphy


Has Technology Failed the Performer and Audience: A Study on Augmented Musical Instruments


With the popularity of augmenting instruments in recent times, this study’s aims were to gauge whether the technology involved has helped or hindered performers and therefore audience alike. The topic of augmenting a musical instrument is not a new one and with the advance of technology it is now easier than ever for anyone to augment an instrument. A survey was performed on performers and makers of augmented instrument to get a better understanding of their experience with augmented musical instruments. From this conclusions were drawn and discussed in detail.

Tadhg Murphy